And on the subject of photography…
Today I visited the “Building the Revolution” exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts. What did I think? I was not overly impressed, but there was certainly something good to be found. For instance, here is the “Red Banner Textile Factory”, photographed beautifully.
Gustav Klutsis made this, “Design for loudspeaker no.7”
But the best of the best, the pinnacle of Soviet Art and Architecture was Lenin’s mausoleum. Everything about it, a gloriously important building, reflected flawlessly through every choice of construction.
The courtyard leading to the main entrance displays Tatlins’s Tower: